2020 Oscar "recognized" Songwriter (listed among 75 songs up for consideration) w/This is your Day written with Lyman Ellerman & Bon' Appetit w/ Ross Orenstein.
2019 Show low Film Festival "Best Original Song " in a movie "She's on the Prowl" written with Lyman Ellerman.
2013 Oscar contending vocalist #17 on the Awards Circuit list against Adele's Skyfall.
With over 125+ TV & Film placements, Donna’s music has been heard on Sony Pictures, Fox Sports, Rock Band video games, Showtime "The L Word", Access Hollywood, VH1's "House of Consignment", MTV, and TVO's Green Heroes web series. Independent film "sync" placements include Turnover the movie (Amazon Prime), Passage (multiple film circuit awards), Last Call at Murray's, and Halloween Party (over 30 sync placements, including Oscar contending song and Award Winning Soundtrack at Laughlin Film Festival).
Donna has performed at the world famous "Bluebird" and the "Troubadour" sharing the stage & studio with Chris Young, studio band members of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Dave Robbins (of Blackhawk), Toby Keith's Trailer Choir Band, The Henningen Family, Al Jarreau, Don Henley, Billy Idol, Martha Reeves and The Bangles.